John Boynton has been promoted to president of Bridgestone Commercial Solutions (BCS), effective immediately. Boynton was most recently vice president-sales, BCS.

“I have had the opportunity to work with John for a number of years, and his professionalism and sound leadership have been instrumental in helping us meet the challenges of today’s dynamic truck and bus tire and retread marketplace,” said Kurt Danielson, president, U.S. & Canada Commercial Tire Sales, BATO, and senior vice president, Bridgestone Americas, Inc. “I know he is the right choice to lead the BCS organization to the next level.”

Boynton joined Bridgestone in 1998 as a fleet sales representative, quickly being promoted to district sales manager that same year. During his career with the company, he has taken on positions of increasing responsibility that include division manager; region general manager; zone director; and most recently vice president, sales, BCS.